YALA, April 26 - Three suspected insurgents were killed in a clash with security officials during the raid in this restive southern province on Friday.

SI SA KET, April 26 -- An army ranger was wounded today by stepping on an old landmine while on patrol along Thai-Cambodian border in Si Sa Ket's Khun Han district.

BANGKOK, April 26 - A group of albino wallabies, restricted kangaroo-like animals imported from Australia, have been brought from Thailand's Northeast to the Thai capital's Dusit Zoo for Thais to admire until the end of June.

BANGKOK, April 26 – A Thai court today accepted charges against former foreign minister Noppadol Pattama over Cambodia’s unilateral registration of the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple ruins as a World Heritage site.

BANGKOK, Apr 27 – Thai ambassador to The Hague, Virachai Palasai, will submit detailed geographic coordinates on the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple dispute to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) soon, according to senior Foreign Ministry official.

Friday, 26 April 2013 16:21

Stateless but not hopeless

In the mountainous terrain of Mae Fah Luang district of Thailand's northernmost province of Chiang Rai bordering Myanmar, the initial group of ethnic Akha hill tribe people relocated in the area decades ago. But it was only recently that some indigenous people were given an opportunity to get health check-ups for the first time. 

BANGKOK, April 25 - Thailand's Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) is campaigning to convince the public to use fewer plastic bags when shopping at convenience stores, targeting all Thais to use at least one less plastic bag every day.

CHON BURI, April 25 - Local authorities seized an undisclosed number of protected wild snakes today at a snake farm in Sattahip district after local residents reported to authorities that tourists from abroad came to consume the reptiles and their byproducts. 

BANGKOK, April 25 - The Thai authorities arrested drug smugglers and seized more than one million methamphetamine during the past three days as drug smuggling along the borders with neighbouring countries is on the rise, Deputy Premier Chalerm Yubamrung said on Thursday.

PATTANI, April 25 – The arrest of a Muslim kindergarten teacher in this southern province was due to her suspected involvement in the Jan 24 bombing of a ranger outpost here, the Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said today.

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